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Definition of the verb bring out

What does bring out mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. make visible
  2. bring out of a specific state
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Destination] [Theme]Carla slid John the books | Nora brought Pamela the book
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Nora brought the book
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Destination, locative adverb]The train brought us here
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] against / before / into / on / to / onto [Destination]Nora brought the book to the meeting
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Nora brought the book from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to [Destination]Nora brought the book from home to the meeting
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme, plural] togetherNora brought us together
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] against / before / into / on / to / onto [Destination] [Theme]Nora brought to lunch the book

      Verbs of Sending and Carrying (with the same syntax): bring.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of bring out: let out
    • more generic terms: let go / let go of / release / relinquish = release, as from one's grip
  3. prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  4. direct attention to, as if by means of contrast
  5. bring onto the market or release
    • example: bring out a book
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • synonyms of bring out: bring on / produce
    • more specific word: offer = produce or introduce on the stage
    • cause: appear
  6. encourage to be less reserved
    • example: The teacher tried to bring out the shy boy
    • lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
    • more generic word: encourage = inspire with confidence
  7. take out of a container or enclosed space
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of bring out: get out
    • more generic terms: take out / unpack = remove from its packing
    • more specific terms: winkle out / winkle = remove or displace from a position
  8. bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
  9. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Alternative definition of the verb bring out

verb

  1. To elicit, evoke, or emphasize a particular quality.
  2. [chiefly British] To place (something new for public sale) on the market; roll out.
  3. [chiefly British] To make a shy person more confident.
  4. [chiefly British] To cause a visible symptom such as spots or a rash

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for bring out

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Google previewDigestive Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2016)

by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah

Bring out: To make something easier to see, taste, notice etc: E.g. The spices ...

Google previewA Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran (2013)

by John Penrice

To bring out, drive out, bring forth, produce, stretch forth, cast An issue, place of exit. image The Day of Resurrection. part. act. One image forth (with acc. and image , and , also with image for of following verb). n.a. A driving out, expulsion, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Roots and Combining Forms of Scientific Words (2005)

by Tim Williams (Ph. D.)

to carry out/bring out/carry away effetus, (L. effetus) exhausted/weakened efficax, (L. efficax) effective/efficient effluen, ...

Google previewCambridge Dictionary of American Idioms (2003)

by Paul Heacock

bring out sth, also bring sth out to make something obvious ♢ Sometimes a crisis brings the best out in people. * Oil polish brings out the grain of this ...

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Usage statistics about bring out

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb bring out:

unwrapdivulgeunveiluncoverdiscloseexposeissuereleaserevealdiscoverpublishintroducebreakproduce

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Success sometimes snuffs out our values
Our values but always bring out real success
So value not success but value your values
And thereby for yourself make outstanding progress (Kannan G)
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